Jaipur Is Declared A UNESCO World Heritage Site

The world is moving at a pretty fast pace; almost everything is changing its face. However, Jaipur in Rajasthan has never lost its erstwhile charm in the name of development; the royal corridors of the Pink City blend heritage and modernity as harmoniously as possible. And now Jaipur added another remarkable feather to its hat of many colours.

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On June 6, Jaipur has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. The announcement was made via Twitter during the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, underway at Baku, Azerbaijan from June 30 to July 10. The committee thoroughly examined the nomination of the Walled City of Jaipur before including in the World Heritage list. Many new heritage sites across the world are being declared today at the session. Jaipur is India’s 38th heritage site.

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The city, known for its architectural legacy and vibrant culture was inspected by a senior official of The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) back in 2018. He then posted Jaipur’s nomination adding that the EHC in Baku examine it and inscribe it in the World Heritage Site list.


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